UKTI Announces Executive Lunches & Best of British Showcase at Games Developers Conference 2011 (GDC)


The Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2011 is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event. GDC 2011, taking place between 28th February and 2nd March, commemorates its 25th edition and serves as a testament of how far the industry has come and as a celebration of its bright future.

UK Trade & Investment are supporting UK firms attending GDC with two sessions providing an opportunity to connect with leading US publishers, understand the trends in the US market and showcase their wares to an international audience.

Executive Lunch Sessions

These sessions (space is limited to 20 companies) will  take place from 2nd - 4th March 2011, Moscone Centre. 

UK firms will be invites to attend 3 exclusive executive lunch sessions and find out more about the future industry trends from leading US industry luminaries.  Also meet international games industry contacts. Past speakers include: Motorola, SONY, EA, Incomm, Apple, Nintendo, Playfish & Facebook.

Best of British Gaming Showcase

The showcase (space is limited to 15 UK companies) will run 2nd - 4th March 2011, 4pm - 6pm, Moscone Centre.

Each day from 4pm to 6pm five leading UK companies will have the opportunity to demonstrate the best of British products to key industry decision makers, press and potiential partners. Attendance is on application only. Successful companies will have their own company branded demo station in the Brit showcase.

UK Trade & Investment San Francisco and their partners will promote the showcases to their vast & expansive industry contacts and each showcase participant will receive promotion through online, offline and social media marketing.

Both opportunities include a GDC Expo pass worth $250 and are open to UK-based SMEs. 

For further information, check out the official flyer or contact Carri Cunliffe by carri [dot] cunliffeatcodeworks [dot] net (email) or call +44 (0)191 490 9141.

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